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  • Will the Grover Norquist Insurrection Work?

    Will the Grover Norquist Insurrection Work?
    As the so-called “fiscal cliff” nears, prominent Republicans have recently been making some noise about abandoning Grover Norquist’s anti-tax pledge. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, Georgia’s Saxby Chambliss, South Carolina’s...
  • Formal ethics complaint filed against Garagiola

    Corrected: This item was updated to reflect that that the state disclosure form does not require an officeholder to disclose the amount of income received from outside employment.    A former Bush administration official with political ties in Maryland...
  • Mailbag: Rohrabacher has earned suspicions

    Thank you, Dana Rohrabacher, for setting the record straight that there is nothing sinister about your wife being paid nearly $200,000 from your campaign funds ("Rep. defends money to wife," March 29). But if everything is so transparent and above board,...
  • Delaney wins in 6th District primary

    Delaney wins in 6th District primary
    A wealthy Potomac businessman whose very candidacy challenged state Democratic leaders won a hotly contested congressional primary in Western Maryland on Tuesday, setting up a battle for the seat in November that will help decide control of the House of...
  • Garagiola releases tax returns, challenges others to follow

    Garagiola releases tax returns, challenges others to follow
    Updated with reaction from Delaney campaign.  State Sen. Rob Garagiola, a Democrat running for Congress in Maryland’s 6th District, released a decade’s worth of federal income tax returns Thursday and challenged other candidates in the race...
  • Film review: Richard Gere plays one of the 1% in 'Arbitrage'

    Film review: Richard Gere plays one of the 1% in 'Arbitrage'
    “Arbitrage” is not about Jack Abramoff, or Bernie Madoff or even Mitt Romney. But resemblances between any one of them and the film's protagonist, Robert Miller (Richard Gere), are hardly coincidental. Miller is a stand-in for a whole class of...
  • Jack Abramoff tells ‘60 Minutes’: Lobbyists are smarter than Congress

     
    And what of those reforms? "The system hasn't been cleaned up at all," he tells "60 Minutes." "There's an arrogance on the part of lobbyists … that no matter what they come up with … we'll just find another way through."...
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  • This weekend: ‘Hell on Wheels’ arrives; Mark Harmon in ‘Certain Prey’; ‘Page Eight’ on ‘Masterpiece’

     
      Dominique McElligott plays the heroic Lily Bell in ‘Hell on Wheels.' Photo credit: AMC Football will command the biggest audiences Saturday and Sunday nights this weekend. CBS is airing No. 1 LSU vs. No. 2 Alabama at 8 p.m. Saturday. The...
  • Look who’s sticking up for Norquist

     
    Anti-tax zealot Grover Norquist is coming under increasing criticism lately. It couldn't happen to a nicer guy. The public is waking up to the fact that the no-new-taxes-of-any-kind pledge Norquist has pressured so many Republicans  into signing could...
  • Thursday's Talk Shows

     
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